Mahomed Yakoob was born in or about the year 1820, in the flourishing little town of Piskent, in the khanate of Khokand.
In Mongolia under the Chinese Government it answers to khanate.
Bokhara rugs which are made in the city and khanate of that name, are not the so-called Bokhara rugs of the Western world.
The Czar's officials had little difficulty in picking a quarrel with the khanate of Khokand.
A khanate situated in the valley of the lower Oxus, bordering Bokhara on the southeast.
Basil's reign saw the foundation of the Solovetsk monastery and the rise of the khanate of the Crimea.
In the 15th century it became the capital of a Tatar khanate, subject to Moscow, and so remained until 1667.
The length of the khanate from north to south is 200 m., and its greatest width 300 m.
The khanate of Khokand was a powerful state which grew up in the 18th century.